Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Saturday, January 3, 2015



Joe said...

You sure? The road seems to be going a completely different direction from the airplane.

Yogi said...

Joe, true, but "my OTG track follows roads" isn't a very useful acronym. :-)

Ole Phat Stu said...

My old friend Siggi would (also) follow canals, which was OK until we flew over Holland ;-)

Vannevar said...

I was working Departure Control one day, back a few decades when all the new technologies were coming out, and a GA pilot off a satellite field transmitted, "request TLAR direct destination".

Not knowing TLAR from LORAN or RNAV, I immediately said "approved". There was a moment of quiet radio and I finally said, "okay I got to ask what's TLAR"

Pilot responsed, "that looks about right". It was awesome.

Comrade Misfit said...

Joe, that's parallax error.

(That's my story and I'm sticking to it.)

Old NFO said...

LOL, done that a few times too... :-)

Murphy's Law said...

LOLOL. Always been grateful for roads that go where I want to fly to...and water towers with town names on them for back in the pre-GPS days.

DTWND said...

Many of my students (mostly younger techies) want to know if they can use their Ipads and GPS (I call it going pretty straight) on their cross-countries and checkrides. I tell them no, use a chart and look out the window! Sheeesh.

Comrade Misfit said...

DTWND, that's why this airplane seems like a great idea.